Tag Archives: Whitehall Ny

Parents, call school regarding transport


By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting on members of the community to inform them if they need transportation for their children this upcoming school year. The deadline for parents or guardians to let the district know about their transportation intentions is Friday, Aug. 14. “Because our bus capacity is limited by […]

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Two charged with making meth in Whitehall


Two Whitehall men were allegedly making methamphetamine in Whitehall’s Budget Inn on U.S. Route 4. At 1 a.m. Sunday, State Police arrested David T. Duncan, 26 and Daniel S. Murray, 38, charging the pair with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a felony, criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine, also a felony, and criminal possession of methamphetamine […]

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Compliance officer hired by village

Whitehall Municipal Center.

By Jay Mullen   After about a year of searching for a replacement, the village of Whitehall finally has its new compliance officer in Dan Stycznski. He is tasked with replacing former officer Peter Telisky, who retired more than a year ago. Mayor Phil Smith said it hasn’t been an easy task finding a replacement. […]

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Nuisance law approved by village

A proposed law would give the Whitehall Village Board the authority to remove a structure’s license of occupancy.

By Matthew Saari The Village of Whitehall unanimously approved a nuisance property law after fielding only a few comments at its most recent monthly meeting. The meeting started with Mayor Phil Smith opening the public hearing, allowing the public – numbering two residents in the audience – to voice their questions and concerns on the […]

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Manor using quilt raffle, donations to keep going


By Joanne E. McFadden   When Jean Mead was a Brownie and later a Girl Scout, her troop took yearly field trips to Whitehall’s Skene Manor. “I always thought it was a magnificent place,” she said. “It was like a huge castle.” Traditionally, Whitehall Skene Manor Preservation Inc., the not-for-profit organization formed in 1995 to […]

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What will fall sports look like?


By Keith Harrington   If one thing has become obvious during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is to not make any long-term plans because the situation changes at a rapid pace. Just when school superintendents and athletic directors were starting to become frustrated over the lack of guidance for the start of the school year and […]

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Whitehall library to open Aug. 4

whitehall library

The Whitehall Free Library will reopen on Tuesday, Aug 4, at Level 2 of service. Level 2 will allow patrons to access curbside service, which will make it possible for patrons to pick up items ordered through interlibrary loan. The staff also will be available to help patrons order items by calling the library during […]

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Whitehall man arrested after 3-hour standoff


By Matthew Saari A three-hour standoff came to end just after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning after Whitehall police took a 32-year-old local man into custody. David Downing, of Whitehall, was arrested on a felony fugitive from justice charge in connection with crimes in Fair Haven, Vermont, as well as obstruction of governmental administration and resisting […]

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Local businesses get big money from feds


By Matthew Saari Many of the region’s leading employers were the leading recipients of federal coronavirus stimulus money. The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) released data Monday highlighting how much employers across the nation received as a part of the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program. In Granville, the top recipient was Telescope Casual Furniture, which […]

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Music in Park canceled

Summer Concert Enerjazz

By Matthew Saari For the first time in more than 30 years, Whitehall will not have a musical summer. Citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, organizers confirmed this year’s Music in the Park summer concert series has been canceled. “There was no way we could keep people separated,” said series organizer Carol Greenough. This is the […]

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Women business owners learning to be successful

Female business owners 6x4

By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks […]

Poultney makerspace and skills center to open Sept. 26


A makerspace is a collaborative work space inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and […]

North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, September 25, 2020

Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

Chasin Racin #20

By Mark Kane It was great to get back to the racing action at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga […]

Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

Police Beat, Sept. 24

Granville Police Department Sept. 10 3:36 p.m. Benje C. Larico of New York City was ticketed for speeding on North […]

Whitehall Times 9.24.20

Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

Everyone Eats

The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the […]

School district awaits insurance claim


By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them […]

‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise […]

Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale […]

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